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  • Sorry about all the exclamation points, but now and then exclamation points in abundance are what's required.

    You know what energizes me? The immediacy that comes from hearing--picturing--you in your home in Ireland, Jari in Finland and all the other writers far from Farragut, Tennessee. What circles, indeed!

    The picture may seem to be a non sequitur, but for me it signifies the ever-changing nature of relationships and life, the way every moment is a beginning. And it comes from my own life, the Guadalupe Dunes in Central Coast, California.
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